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SEO. 2. That the counties of Montgomery, Page, Tay3d judicial dis- lor, Ringgold, Decatur, Clarke, Union, and Adams shall

constitute the Third Judicial District.

Seo. 3. That the counties of Webster, Calhoun, Sac, 4th do. do. Lyon, Osceola, Humboldt, Kossuth, Pocahontas, Palo

Alto, Emmet, Dickinson, Clay, Cherokee, Ida, Woodbury, Monona, Harrison, Buena Vista, O'Brien, Sioux, and Plymouth shall constitute the Fourth Judicial District.

Sec. 4. That the counties of Polk, Warren, Madison, 5th do. do. Adair, Guthrie, and Dallas shall constitute the Fifth

Judicial District.

Seo. 5. There shall be elected by the qualified voters Officers of 13th of the thirteenth judicial district, at the general election judicial district;

in 1872, and every four years thereafter, a district judge and district-attorney and a circuit judge, who shall receive the same compensation as other district and circuit judges and district-attorneys, and the said judges and

attorneys shall enter upon the discharge of their duties on terms to ccm-, the fifth day of January, 1873, and shall hold their offices

for four years, and until their successors are elected and qualified.

Sec. 6. The district and circuit courts shall be held Times of holding in the several counties of the third, fourth, fifth, and elev

enth judicial districts as heretofore provided by law, and have full jurisdiction in all counties comprising said circuits and districts prior to the passage of this act, until the first day of January, 1873, after which time the jurisdiction of the judges of said third, fourth, fifth, and eleventh judicial districts, and of the circuits therein, shall extend to the said circuits and districts, as herein provided.

SEC. 7. All acts and parts of acts, inconsistent with Repealing clause, this act, are hereby repealed.

Approved, April 18th, 1872.

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CH. 139.]

CHAPTER LXII.

(S. F. 147.

DIPLOMAS AT AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE.

APRIL 18.

AN ACT to Empower the Board of Trustees of the Agricultural

College to grant Diplomas to the Students therein.

of Agricultural College.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Board of trustees of the State of Iowa, That the Board of Trustees of the

Iowa State Agricultural College be, and are hereby, empowered to grant diplomas, on the recommendation of th

Faculty, to any student who shall have completed either of the industrial courses prescribed by said Board, or an equivalent thereof.

Approved, April 18th, 1872.

CH. 140.]

CHAPTER LXIII.

[H. F. 47.

CONDITIONAL SALES OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

AN ACT Requiring that conditional Sales of Personal Property be APRIL 18.

executed, acknowledged, and recorded like Mortgages of personal Property, to be of any Validity as against bona fide Purchasers, Executions, and attaching Creditors.

sales, etc., of

j must be acknowl.

edged and

third parties.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assambly Conditional of the State of Iowa, That no sale, contract, or lease, personal property wherein the transfer of title or ownership of personal property is made to depend upon any condition, shall be recorded, to affect valid against any creditor or purchaser of the vendee, or lessee, in actual possession, obtained in pursuance thereof, without notice, unless the same be in writing, executed by the vendor or lessor, acknowledged, and recorded, the same as chattel mortgages.

Approved, April 18th, 1872.

Ch. 141.]

CHAPTER LXIV.

[S. F. 111.

THE VENUE IN ACTIONS UPON NEGOTIABLE PAPER.

AN ACT to Amend Section 2,800 of the Revision of 1860, so as to APRIL 18.

limit the Venue in Actions upon negotiable Paper to a County wherein some one of the Makers shall reside.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Revision : 32800. of the State of Iowa, That section 2,800 of the Revision of 1860 be, and the same is hereby, amended by adding thereto the following: “ Provided, That in all ac"tions upon negotiable paper, except when made payable Venue limited to “at a particular place, in which any maker being a resi- county in which "dent of this State shall be made a party defendant, the sides.

any maker re

In force when.

“ venue shall be limited to a county wherein some one of " the nakers of such paper shall reside.”

SEO. 2. This act, being deemed of immediate importance, shall take effect from and after its publication in the State Register, and Iowa Review, newspapers published in Des Moines, Iowa.

Approved, April 18th, 1872.

I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Daily Iowa State Register, April 23, and in The Iowa Revier, April 27, 1872.

ED WRIGHT, Secretary of State.

CH. 143.]

CHAPTER LXV.'

[S. F. 97.

LIABILITY OF RAILROAD CORPORATIONS.

APRIL 18,

AN ACT Making Corporations and persons owning and operating

Railroads, liable for the willful Wrongs of their Agents and Employees.

rators of rail

wilful wrongs o employees.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Owners and ope- of the State of Iowa, That every corporation and roads liable for person, owning or operating a railroad in this State, shall willful wrongs of be liable for all damages sustained by any person in con

sequence of the willful wrongs, whether of commission or omission, of their agents and employees, when such willful wrongs are in any manner connected with the use and operation of any railroad so owned or operated, on or about which they shall be employed.

SEC. 2. This act being deemed of immediate imporIn force when tance, shall take effect from and after its publication in the

State Register, and Iowa Review, newspapers published in Des Moines, Iowa.

Approved, April 18th, 1872.

I hereby certify that the foregoing act was published in the Daily Jowa State Register, April 23, and in The Iowa Review, April 27, 1872.

ED WRIGHT, Secretary of State.

Ca. 146.]

CHAPTER LXVI.

[H. F. 185.

· CANADA THISTLES.

AN ACT to Amend Section Two, Chapter One Hundred and Sev- APRIL 19.

enty-seven, of the Acts of the Thirteenth General Assembly.

Canada thistles

and non-resi

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly 1870: ch. 177. of the State of Iowa, That section two of chapter one hundred and seventy-seven of the laws of the Thirteenth General Assembly, be, and the same is hereby, amended as follows: Insert immediately after, and as part of, section two, the following:

“And it shall be the duty of any road supervisor or Destruction of street commissioner, when notified as provided by section upon vacant lots four of the act of which this is amendatory, that any dents' lands. Canada thistles are growing upon any vacant town-lot or non-resident lands within his road-district or city, the owner, agent, or lessee of which is unknown, to cause the same to be destroyed, and make return in writing to the board of supervisors of his county with the bill of expenses of the same, which shall be audited and allowed by said board, and paid from the county fund, and entered up Expenses of and levied against the lands on which said thistles have lected. been destroyed, and collected by the county treasurers and township collectors, the same as other taxes, and returned to the county fund.”

Approved, April 19th, 1872.

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Ch. 147.]

CHAPTER LXVII.

[H. F. 366.

SATISFACTION OF FORECLOSED MORTGAGES.

AN ACT to Authorize Clerks of the District and Circuit Courts of APRIL 19.

the State of Iowa, to satisfy Mortgages foreclosed in said Courts,
upon Payment of the Decree and Judgment rendered thereon.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly Clerk of court to

enter upon record of the State of Iowa, That whenever a decree of fore- foreclosure of closure of any mortgage shall be ordered in any of the mortgage; district or circuit courts of this State, it shall be the duty of said clerk to enter upon the margin of the record of gaid mortgage, in the recorder's office where the same is

of same,

recorded, a minute showing that said mortgage was foreclosed, in what court foreclosed, and giving the date of the

decree, and when such decree shall be fully paid off, and and satisfaction satisfied upon the judgment docket of such court, it shall

be the duty of the clerk of said court to enter satisfaction in full upon the margin of such mortgage, and [he] shall be allowed as compensation for such service the sum of twenty-five cents, to be taxed as a part of the costs in the case.

Approved, April 19th, 1872.

Ch. 148.]

CHAPTER LXVIII.

[H. F. 305.

SOHOOL-FUND LOSSES IN COUNTIES.

APRIL 19.

- AN ACT to Amend Chapter One Hundred and Forty-eight of the

Acts of the Ninth General Assembly.

1862. ch. 145.

1862: ch. 148.

Duty of Auditor

adjust claims of

emption from liabilities for losses, when,

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa, That the first section of the act entitled “ An Act for the better protection of the school“ fund,” approved, April 8, 1862, be, and the same is hereby, amended, by adding thereto the following: It shall

be the duty of the State Auditor to examine and adjust to exumine and any claim by a county for exemption from liability under counties for ex. the foregoing proviso, upon proof in writing submitted to

him in behalf of the county, within three months after he shall notify the county auditor of his readiness to receive it. In the absence of such proof, or if the same is insufficient, it shall be the duty of the State Auditor to charge the amount of such loss against the county as a final

adjustment. If found sufficient he shall present the facts Report.

thereof in his report to the General Assembly next ensuing

Approved, April 19th, 1872.

Amount of loss charged to county.

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